MBA in Financial Management



The Master of Business Administration with a Major in Financial Management is a joint program offered by the Institute of Finance and Economics in Ulaanbaatar and Blue Sky University. The Institute of Finance and Economics was founded in 1924 and now one of the largest academic organizations in Mongolia. It has received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in recognition of the excellence of their academic programs. Based in the U.S., The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs is a premier international accreditation body for business programs as recognized by the U.S. Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

The Master of Business Administration with a Major in Financial Management is designed for individuals who aspire to the role of Controller, Treasurer or Chief Financial Officer in for-profit private sector organizations; public sector organizations, or financial institutions. The MBA in Financial Management delivers the skills and knowledge necessary to be a successful financial management professional at all levels of an organization. It is a very specialized degree program taught by a team of leading experts, who have extensive industry knowledge and business experience. Senior financial practitioners from top international firms advised on the unique course content which combines strategic and analytical finance with a solid grounding in management principles.

The program fully develops participants’ financial management skills. It provides both applied and conceptual knowledge, develops technical skills, integrates them, and embeds them within a strategic focus. In each topic area technical skills are taught from a strategic perspective, so that students make financial decisions within the context of organizational strategy. Thus, the MBA in Financial Management will help on each step of your path to senior financial management positions while providing the comprehensive understanding necessary to your success when you arrive. It ensures that you have the skills necessary to succeed in a variety of positions within the treasury and controller functions, while building the foundation for the role of CFO. In addition to the regorious course work the program also provides a two week study tour for students at one of the many international study centers in the U.S. administered by the Blue Sky University.

Is this Program for You?

The MBA in Financial Management delivers the skills and knowledge necessary to be a successful financial management professional at all levels of an organization. It is targeted toward those individuals who are currently working in finance or accounting and have identified financial management as a career direction. The program will complement well the skills of individuals with a CFA or a professional accounting designation. But, regardless of background, the MBA in Financial Management provides an opportunity for professionals and managers to fully develop their financial management abilities; thereby enhancing prospects for success in leadership positions in organizations.

Work Full Time and Complete Your Degree

The MBA in Financial Management program allows students to complete the entire degree while continuing to work full-time. For those who require flexibility or time constraints, the MBA in Financial Management allows a tailored pace with completion in two years. The MBA in Financial Management program allows you to accelerate your career while minimizing the amount of time you are away from work. As you proceed through the program, lessons from individual courses can be immediately applied in the workplace.

About the Program

The program requires the completion of 15 courses (44 credits), a Capstone Research Project (9 credits) and a two week study tour in the U.S. at one of the many Blue Sky University’s international study centers.

The program requirements include 6 fundamental courses (Business English, Financial Management, Econometrics, Managerial Information Systems, Research Methodology, and Strategic Management); 7 core courses (Corporate Governance, Development Seminar, Financial Report and Decision Making, Cost Management and Performance Evaluation, Financial Analysis and Models, Risk and Insurance, and Investment Management); 2 concentration courses (Investment Analysis – Portfolio and Derivatives Management; and Commercial Bank Management – Financial Institution Risk Management); an integrative Capstone Research Project (Thesis Workshop and Master’s Thesis); plus a two week U.S. study tour.

Program Schedule:

Course # SUBJECTS CREDITS
Fundamentals
1 Business English 3
2 Human Resource Management 3
3 Research Methodology 3
4 Cost Management and Performance Evaluation 3
5 Econometrics 3
6 Strategic Management 3
Core Courses
7 Corporate Governance 3
8 Financial Reporting and Decision Making 3
9 Financial Management 3
10 Financial Analysis and Models 3
11 Risk and Insurance 3
12 Investment Management 3
Concentration Courses
13 Investment analysis, Portfolio & Derivates management 3
14 Commercial bank management & Financial Institution Risk Management 3
Capstone Research Project
15 Thesis Workshop 3
16 Master’s thesis 25
17 Capstone – International Study Tour
Total 70

 

International Finance Faculty:

Faculty Name Course Taught Credentials
Peter Horn Financial Management &Thesis Workshop LLM International Tax Law, Ph.D. Finance
Roger Ignacius Investment Management Ph.D. Finance, CFA
Alicia Rodriguez de Rubio Risk and Insurance Ph.D. Family and Consumer Economics
Young Baek Financial Analysis and Models Ph.D. International Finance
Joseph French Investment Analysis, Portfolio & Derivatives Mgmt. Ph.D. Financial Economics
Paul Barron Eberle Commercial Bank Management & Financial Institution Risk Management Ph.D. Economics

 

For further details on this innovative program please contact the Institute of Finance and Economics by telephone at: 976-11-458378 or by email at: admissions@bluesky-u.com.

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